Beau Simpson

(File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Promised new SFU Surrey medical school to be ready by 2026, B.C. announces

Province announced new injection of up to $4.9 million on Nov. 28

(File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Mehakpreet Sethi, 18, of Surrey, has been identified as the victim of a fatal stabbing in the parking lot of Tamanawis Secondary school on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Twitter photo)

Mehakpreet Sethi, 18, ID’d as victim in Surrey school stabbing

Police say it happened in parking lot of secondary school in Surrey

Mehakpreet Sethi, 18, of Surrey, has been identified as the victim of a fatal stabbing in the parking lot of Tamanawis Secondary school on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Twitter photo)
Ripudaman Singh Malik

UPDATE: Two men charged with first-degree murder in Ripudaman Singh Malik shooting in Surrey

Tanner Fox, 21, and Jose Lopez, 23, charged in July 14 death of man acquitted in Air India bombing

Ripudaman Singh Malik
Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

B.C. Mountie facing charges in alleged attempt to use position to pick up women

Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie facing nine charges relating to breach of trust and fraud

Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
From left: SafePoint’s Hyeth Manlosa, Ian Fraser, and Megan White. After five years in operation, SafePoint staff have reversed 2,845 drug poisonings, according to Fraser Health. (Photo submitted)

B.C. safe consumption site marks five years of ‘truly saving lives’

SafePoint in Surrey has seen 300,000 visits from 3,533 people, with 2,845 drug poisonings reversed

From left: SafePoint’s Hyeth Manlosa, Ian Fraser, and Megan White. After five years in operation, SafePoint staff have reversed 2,845 drug poisonings, according to Fraser Health. (Photo submitted)
Police say the best way to protect your vehicle from being stolen is to lock it, be vigilant with extra vehicle keys and use an anti-theft device. (Stock photo)

Police in Surrey arrest five people after finding two stolen work vans

Stolen Toyota Tacoma tailgates among other stolen goods found in two unrelated auto thefts

Police say the best way to protect your vehicle from being stolen is to lock it, be vigilant with extra vehicle keys and use an anti-theft device. (Stock photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)

Province introduces amendments that will force politicians charged with crimes to take leave

Charged with public mischief, Surrey mayor’s pre-trial conference scheduled for Monday

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)

LETTER: Doug McCallum disrespects both the environment and Surrey residents

Surrey mayor acts like dictator when people oppose his money-wasting, tree-killing projects

Beau Simpson is editor of the Now-Leader. He can be reached at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com

SIMPSON: One-parent households, you have my utmost respect

In Canada, there are more than 1.6 million lone-parent families – and I tip my hat to every single one of them

Beau Simpson is editor of the Now-Leader. He can be reached at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com
Servers on Segways in Surrey? Restaurant chain claims to be pairing the two

Servers on Segways in Surrey? Restaurant chain claims to be pairing the two

Servers could soon be bringing food and drinks to your table on a hoverboard – that is, if it's not an April Fool's joke

Servers on Segways in Surrey? Restaurant chain claims to be pairing the two
Vivienne King, president of SkyTrain and West Coast Express, TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond, Surrey Liberal MLA Peter Fassbender, minister responsible for TransLink, Randeep Sarai, Liberal MP for Surrey Centre, and Surrey City Councillor Dave Woods unveil upgrade plans for Surrey Central SkyTrain Station.

SIMPSON: Hey politicians, stop the masquerade – your project is actually old news

Politicians love getting the biggest bang for their buck when it comes to making announcements, especially in election years.

Vivienne King, president of SkyTrain and West Coast Express, TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond, Surrey Liberal MLA Peter Fassbender, minister responsible for TransLink, Randeep Sarai, Liberal MP for Surrey Centre, and Surrey City Councillor Dave Woods unveil upgrade plans for Surrey Central SkyTrain Station.
'Now' editor Beau Simpson is a volunteer coach the Cloverdale Minor Baseball Association.

SIMPSON: Being ranked builds character for young ball players but at the office? No thanks.

If someone assessed me in the newsroom the other day, I would have been sent to the minors in a heartbeat

'Now' editor Beau Simpson is a volunteer coach the Cloverdale Minor Baseball Association.
Protesters do their thing outside Trump Tower in Vancouver on Tuesday morning.

SIMPSON: Vancouver’s Trump Tower ‘protest’ was, like, an exercise in silliness

Let’s be honest with each other here. The scene that played out on Tuesday was ridiculous. Plain and simple.

Protesters do their thing outside Trump Tower in Vancouver on Tuesday morning.
Beau Simpson can be reached at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com.

SIMPSON: Broken promises (Trudeau) have given rise to a new kind of politician (Trump)

Our American neighbours find themselves shocked that someone they just made president is actually doing what he said he would do.

Beau Simpson can be reached at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com.
WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose gets the crowd pumped up before his 'triple threat' match against the Miz and A.J. Styles Monday night at Abbotsford Centre.

SIMPSON: A night of WWE wrestling can teach you – and your son – a lot about life

Sitting with my son in Abbotsford Centre for WWE’s Road to Wrestlemania, I realized there can be much to learn from pro wrestling

WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose gets the crowd pumped up before his 'triple threat' match against the Miz and A.J. Styles Monday night at Abbotsford Centre.
Eileen Farnsworth, 91, is also known as Debbie.

UPDATE: Eileen Farnsworth has been found and is safe, Surrey RCMP say

Ninety-one-year old woman was reported missing in Surrey on Friday

Eileen Farnsworth, 91, is also known as Debbie.
Beau Simpson is editor of the Now. You can email him at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com.

SIMPSON: Cash for Surrey schools is sweet but ultimately, it’s just a Band-Aid

$217 million is indeed an “amazing start,” but let's not kid ourselves – we’ll be right back where we started in another three years

Beau Simpson is editor of the Now. You can email him at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com.
Anyone with further information who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, if they wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or visit solvecrime.ca.

Man’s body found in building as firefighters battle blaze in north Surrey

Surrey RCMP say body was found in building that caught fire in the 10800 Block of 132 Street in Surrey on Sunday morning

Anyone with further information who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, if they wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or visit solvecrime.ca.
Police say 24-year-old Surrey resident Francis Le was murdered in Richmond on Jan. 27.

Man murdered in Richmond was from Surrey, police say

Francis Le, 24, died after being found with stab wounds in the parking lot of Richmond General Hospital

Police say 24-year-old Surrey resident Francis Le was murdered in Richmond on Jan. 27.
Surrey RCMP are investigating after a six-year-old boy drowned in a bath tub.

UPDATE: Five-year-old boy drowns in Surrey bathtub Sunday

First responders tried to revive the boy for about an hour.

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a six-year-old boy drowned in a bath tub.